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                               NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                       ARKANSAS 1998

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              211      5.7          134      4.8           76      9.5

                     ARKANSAS                   1      3.6            0       -             1     11.1
                     ASHLEY                     1      3.0            1      4.5            0       - 
                     BAXTER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     BENTON                     8      3.8            8      4.1            0       - 
                     BOONE                      2      4.5            2      4.6            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CALHOUN                    2     35.1            2     50.0            0       - 
                     CARROLL                    3      8.7            3      9.1            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     1      4.5            0       -             1      6.5
                     CLARK                      1      3.3            1      4.5            0       - 
                     CLAY                       1      4.5            1      4.5            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   1      4.5            1      4.6            0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   1      2.9            0       -             1      5.8
                     CONWAY                     1      4.1            0       -             1     29.4
                     CRAIGHEAD                  4      3.6            3      3.1            1      7.4
                     CRAWFORD                   2      2.6            2      2.8            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 6      6.7            1      2.9            5      9.2
                     CROSS                      1      3.5            0       -             1     10.5
                     DALLAS                     2     16.9            0       -             2     31.7
                     DESHA                      1      4.2            0       -             1      7.6
                     DREW                       3     11.6            1      5.7            2     24.7
                     FAULKNER                   2      1.7            2      1.9            0       - 
                     FRANKLIN                   1      4.1            1      4.1            0       - 
                     FULTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GARLAND                    7      7.0            5      5.8            2     16.1
                     GRANT                      1      5.1            1      5.2            0       - 
                     GREENE                     3      6.6            3      6.6            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  3      8.9            3     14.7            0       - 
                     HOT SPRING                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     HOWARD                     1      5.4            1      7.4            0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               1      2.2            1      2.3            0       - 
                     IZARD                      3     24.2            3     24.4            0       - 
                     JACKSON                    3     13.0            2     11.8            1     17.2
                     JEFFERSON                  6      4.8            2      4.3            4      5.2
                     JOHNSON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   1      4.4            1      4.5            0       - 
                     LEE                        2     11.5            1     16.7            1      8.8
                     LINCOLN                    1      5.8            1      8.8            0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LOGAN                      1      3.0            1      3.0            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     4      5.9            4      6.5            0       - 
                     MADISON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MARION                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MILLER                     4      6.7            4      9.6            0       - 
                     MISSISSIPPI                6      6.6            2      3.9            4     10.0
                     MONROE                     2     12.6            0       -             2     22.7
                     MONTGOMERY                 1      9.5            1      9.5            0       - 
                     NEVADA                     1      8.2            0       -             1     20.8
                     NEWTON                     1      9.4            1      9.4            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   8     21.1            3     15.7            5     26.7
                     PERRY                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   4      8.1            1      7.5            3      8.3
                     PIKE                       1      7.1            1      7.5            0       - 
                     POINSETT                   5     14.0            3      9.8            2     38.5
                     POLK                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POPE                       3      4.1            3      4.4            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    3     29.4            3     35.7            0       - 
                     PULASKI                   42      7.5           16      5.0           26     11.4
                     RANDOLPH                   3     14.2            3     14.4            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 1      2.1            0       -             1      3.4
                     SALINE                     3      3.0            2      2.1            1     37.0
                     SCOTT                      1      7.5            1      7.6            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     2     22.5            2     22.7            0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                  8      4.7            4      2.8            4     30.1
                     SEVIER                     2      7.3            2      7.7            0       - 
                     SHARP                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     STONE                      2     15.0            2     15.3            0       - 
                     UNION                      2      3.1            0       -             2      7.6
                     VAN BUREN                  1      6.9            1      7.0            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                12      5.0           11      5.0            0       - 
                     WHITE                     10     11.2            9     10.8            1     18.2
                     WOODRUFF                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     YELL                       1      3.4            1      3.7            0       - 


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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